The inaugural Disney Princess Cup event is planned for this October 10-12 at the ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The event will feature a 6 versus 6 player formats with girls ages 9-14 – which just happens to be one of the fastest-growing age groups in youth soccer.
The Disney Princess Cup is open to teams and individual players and also includes a pep rally with a Disney Music recording artist, an awards ceremony, and a speaker series focusing on empowering young girls. Participants and their families will also have free time to visit the Disney theme parks.
“The Disney Princess Cup is ideal for those parents and coaches who are looking for a unique soccer experience for their girls,” said Faron Kelley, Director of Marketing for Disney Sports. “This new event figures to provide the parents, coaches and players with a hassle-free experience within a competitive yet family-oriented environment where the parents and coaches can celebrate with their kids and empower them to embrace their inner Disney Princess to become strong, unique and compassionate individuals.”
All participating players will receive a pair of soccer cleats from Puma, which is the official soccer equipment sponsor of Disney Soccer.
Registration for the Disney Princess Cup begins April 1 at www.espnwwos.com